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Mikkeller
Brewed at Lervig Aktiebryggeri

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 364   ABV: 12.12%
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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reynolds314 (2440) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 7, 2012
Courtesy of Ernesto via Baker. What a great beer. I had high expectations and this surpassed them. Aroma is light bourbon, mollases, coffee, rich chocolate and light vanilla. The taste is lightly sweet and roasted with a very complex and evolving taste with notes of mollases, espresso, vanilla, and heavy roast with a spicy malt profile.. LOVED IT

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
banii (240) - Sola, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2012
Bottle from Mikkeller Bar: Aroma is "Bourboneske", but in a good way: lovely tones of tobacco, fudge and vanilla. Taste is oak, roasted malts, figs and bourbon. Fantastic good balance in the brew, considering the ABV. It’s batshit crazy, but still smooth. A beer geeks best friend.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheCametron (1877) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a thick, treacly black with a vivid fools-gold head. The aroma pops. Very appealing. There’s obvious bourbon/vanilla with a pruney sweetness. It tasted very much of the bourbon barrel alongside liquorice with charred, burnt toast and a clear and present alcohol. It leads to a delicious dark chocolate bitterness. The alcohol warms on the way down and offers an immediate buzz. Bloody fantastic.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BenH (2495) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2012
Bottle. Black with a nice brown head. Aroma is amazing, chocolate, licorice, vanilla, bourbon oak, little fruity alcohol, little dark fruit. Taste is a perfectly balanced blend of chocolate, licorice and bourbon, little dark fruit, little cake mix. Decent body light sweetness and a lingering chocolatey bitter finish. I would prefer just a tiny bit more sweetness and body but this is close to perfection

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fantti (731) - FINLAND - JAN 13, 2013
Pitch black, with dark chocolate coloured foam. Smell: roasted, liquorice, chocolate, little whisky, very fruity and raisin. Taste is raisin-like, fruity, roasty, chocolate-like, liquorice-like and little twiggy. Palate is unbelievable full and stable. All in all, this is unbelievalble full in every meaning, one of the best I’ve ever drank.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daad (109) - SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2013
Rich in every aspect, this is close to perfection! [short review due to it coming from my backlog]

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Abrakarl (342) - SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2013
Magnificent rich, cherry leather aroma. Can imagine this is a beer that will be "too much". But it is a joy tasting half a bottle of 25 cl of this luxurious brew. Almost no head. Boozy - in a good way. Didn’t go too far with the bourbon ageing here.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
weark (342) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle from Erzbierschof - black color, small brown head - heavy notes of bourbon, chocolate, coffee, alcohol, licorice, soy sauce aroma - bourbon, oak, chocolate, licorice, roasted malt, light soy sauce flavor - Full body, silky texture, sweet, light carbonation. Long warm alcohol, sweet, chocolate and malty finish. Amazingly complex and hard to describe, the best of the serie

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
llkc (480) - århus, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2013
Mikkellers George 12,12% laget på bourbenfade. Duft: brant malt, sødme med et hint af vanilje. Smag: kompleks; Bradt kakao, chokolade samt bourben. Fylde: Stor start, der bløder ud til perfektion!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bamsen78 (3408) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy very dark brown with cream dark tan head. Clear aroma of oak cask, fruit, malt, caramel, and chocolate. Sweet flavour of chocolate, and malt, with hints of liquorice and discernible presence of whisky. Mildly bitter finish of alcohol, with sweet, caramellish notes. Creamy mouthfeel. Goregeous.


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